Comment: Thank you so very much for the great letter, card, and the extras! I love your letters, they are so full of great detail. I enjoyed hearing about how you Celebrate Christms. I hope you have a wonderful rest of the month. Merry Christmas!
Response: Aww thanks! Glad you enjoyed everything! I hope you had an excellent Christmas. Happy New Year!
Comment: Thank you ever so much Shannon for all the lovely floral goodies! I especially love all the beautiful cards you included - I will be sure to put them to good use! Thank you so much again and I pray you are having a great day!
Comment: Thank SO MUCH Shannon for your letter all about your kitchen. I LOVED the stationery you used (it was darling!) and I enjoyed reading about your kitchen - it sounds like a very great place to be! The recipe sounds extra yummy so I'll try to attempt it soon. Have a wonderful day!
Response: I'm glad you enjoyed it! Ihope the recipe turns out for you if you give it a try! 😊
Comment: thank you so much for your lovely letter I enjoyed reading every bit of it! your farm sounds great and I'd love to send you watercolor tips. I'll be replying to your letter soon :)
ps. the letter arrived on sep.18 but I only check the mail on Saturdays so it took about two weeks to arrive, not bad at all!
Response: Wow that really isnt bad time at all! Soglad you enjoyed my letter, I look forward to reading your reply! 😊
Comment: I loved your letter! Some of it just wanted me to get in my car and drive there. The bike rides for ice cream, swimming in the ocean, the bech sounds so relaxing. It sounds so slow paced even if you had other things going. Thank you so very much! Liked the extras too!
Response: Oh! You would be most welcome to drive down! Though the temperature has dropped significantly now. You should have seen the beach the morning after Canada day. We were there at 9am and it was sool quiet and peaceful, with just the smell of burned out fireworks and breakfast starting to cook in the cottages. Delightful!
Comment: I LOVE BUTTERNUT SQUASH!!! Thank you so much, I am going to make my own now, I had to buy it pre-made from the store...now I don't! This is my favorite! Thank you!!!!!!
Response: You are very welcome!! I hope you enjoy it! It is of course best with "real" pasta dough, but the wonton wraps make it soooo much quicker and easier! I'm currently prancing around the squash patch about 4 times a day checking if any of my butternut are ready for eating haha!
Comment: I enjoyed reading about your day and brought lots of memories with small children. It is a bit different because of us having older children and more help here! It is so weedy here and been mowing twice a week because it is rainy but also the heat makes everything keep growing.
Response: Oh I hear you with the rain and heat! I stopped trying to keep up with the weeds in the paths of the garden, I can only keep the base of my plants relatively clear!
Comment: You're quite the artist, Shannon! The chickens you drew on the outside of the envelope are really cute. I enjoyed hearing about your chickens, and I love the goodies you sent. Thank you very much!
Response: Haha tha k you! I thiught that middle chicken was quite terrifying myself! Glad you enjoyed it and the goodies :)
Comment: Great postcards you sent me, perfect for my collection. Thank you! Yes the fishermen one is fun and makes me smile too :) And yes the west coast is warmer now...definately none of that nasty white stuff the east is still getting....what the heck right?!
Response: Thank goodness we didn't get any here!! We had a frost June 22nd though Oo I'm just glad I'm not in newfoundland haha! Glad you enjoyed the postcards!!
Comment: A pleasure, as always, to receive from you! That llama (alpaca? vicuna?) tape is the best thing ever. I also love the stickers (the tree is beautiful, and the hedgehogs make me smile!). Thanks so much <3
Response: Aww thank you! I was soooo excited to find that tape! Haha! Glad you enjoyed your goodies! ðŸ˜Š
Comment: Thank you so much for the nice chatty bookworm letter. My goal is not as high as your, but I am hoping to read the pile next to my bed. I also want to explore some of the books you mentioned. I am eager to look into more talented authors. Thank You!
Response: You're welcome! Glad it arrived well and some of the books mentioned were of interest to you! Happy reading!
Comment: Thank you for this review, Shannon! I have added The Probability of Miracles to my TBR. And my library owns it! So I hope to check it out and read it sometime soon in the future. :-) Thank you for sharing!
Response: Cool! I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for the heart and comment!:)
Comment: What a lovely envelope to arrive on such a horrid day. Vancouver does not do well with snow! As the Deleks say "exterminate, exterminate", snow that is...Thanks for all!
Response: Ohh, I'm glad it helped push away the horrors of the snow! :P We had it pretty bad about a week ago when apparently it was ''Not snowplow season yet''...imagine that! And here I thought snowplow season came when the snow came. Silly me! XP
Comment: Thank you so much for the card you sent! I like the washi you sent and love the atc you created! I just recently started making them myself and have not yet been brave enough to handdraw like you did :) Merry Christmas!
Response: You are very welcome!! Funnily enough, I haven't been brave enough to use anything BUT drawings haha :P Merry Christmas!
Comment: Thanks for the wonderful swap!! I am happy that you remember and have read my profile so many times!! LOL!!! I very much enjoyed swapping with you! Hope we can swap again! Thanks for the goodies you added :)
Response: Haha you're welcome..Glad/hope I didn't creep you out too much or anything :P Have a great day!
Comment: Beautiful! I love how you used the supplies I sent you and the owl is adorable. Can't wait to try the teas and use the supplies, the cat clip is already in my planner... Lol. Would love to swap w you again, your idea of a seasonal swap sounds fun. Maybe we could set something up w a 3 month timeline to give lots of time to create. Let me know if you're interested. Take care!
Response: Thank you!! I'm so glad you liked it! :P I know the black paper wasn't ''technically'' a supply you sent, more a protector sheet lol, but I loved the contrast :) It hurt my soul to cut the finished product into 9 pieces, but it worked out well in the end haha! I'd love that! I was thinking we could do some kind of xmas craft swap?
Comment: Thank you for the lovely stickers you sent, I know how you feel about selection in your area, I am faced with the same thing where I live and the stuggle is real! haha Very small selection and variety here as well. Thanks so much! :)
Response: Glad you like them, and sorry to hear you are in the same boat lol! I can't believe they are going to gyp me of my walmart source!
Comment: I love it! I'm already brainstorming for swap #3, but first I have to do #2 lol. I hope your little one is letting you sleep, and I can't wait to keep swapping w you. Love your pocket letter, I really got a good sense of who you are.
Response: Thank you! :) She is pretty good about sleep..Once she gets TO sleep haha :p Looking forward to continuing swapping with you as well!! :) Onto swap #2! Hehe!
Comment: Hello Shannon! Thank you for sending me a nice lighthouse postcard, your thoughts are very much appreciated. Btw, please write somewhere the swapbot theme so that your partner can easily identify and provide reference on your rating. Best regards!
Response: Oh no! So sorry, I usually include the swap name at the top or bottom of the card, I must have forgotten. Glad you found which swap it was for, and so glad you like the PC! :) Has a good day!
Comment: Adorable kitty card! Your little dog-cat sounds wonderful, ours is a "puppy-cat" or "kitty-pup" as my dad has been calling him. He's gonna grow up with a complex, but he doesn't know any different, lol! Happy Canada day!
Response: Thanks for the heart! Same here, Schmidty has no idea he's a cat lol he gets so upset when the dogs go out and he has to stay in!
Comment: Your ATC was perfect. I â¤ï¸ it. The little blue bicycle was awesome. It definitely fits the theme and is not a stretch at all. I'm glad you went a little out of the box and that they banned smoking indoors, such a nasty habit.
Have an awesome day,
Response: Aw thank you!! I'm so glad you liked it. I too was pretty fond of that little bicycle haha I'm glad it turned out :) have a great day!
Comment: Thank you so much for this very thoughtful profile surprise! Everything is so cute! I spent quite some time admiring the envelope!! And all the goodies are wonderful! I love how you tied everything together with the ribbon with the adorable key charm. Thank you so much!! <3
Response: You are so very welcome!! I'm glad you liked the environment, I kind of zoned out into my happy place cutting and glueing away haha :) Thanks for setting up the swap!
Comment: Thank you for the fun destash envelope! I look forward to using the bits and bobs you included in my crafts especially all the ephemera pieces you included! Looking forward to your future swaps:)
Response: You're welcome! Glad you enjoyed the bits and bobs! :) Thanks for joining my swap!!
Comment: Shannon, what a special swap this was! Oh my goodness....those vintage ladies are stunning...and the hummingbird items...fantastic! Thanks so much for taking the time to look at my profile and sending me things that I really will use and enjoy! I wish I could give you extra hearts! Thank you for everything!
Response: Yay! I'm happy you liked and can use he stuff! Hehe I'm happy with the 1 heart! Thanks so much ^^
Comment: There are no words for how much I love what you put together! :) As soon as I saw the little rope net, my heart was hooked. And I really love the page with the simple quote about the sea on it; I know what you mean about blank pages and not feeling done, but it worked perfectly. Lots of hearts <3
Response: Oh I'm so glad! This being my first " official" flipbook, I kept worrying it wouldn't be right haha. I was so excited about that little net, I thought it was such a good idea, so I'm glad to hear you liked it! Thanks for hosting a great swap! :) And for the hearts!
Comment: Shannon, thanks so much! You were completely right though - some of my favourites were the extra loose stickers you included. Thanks so much for your thoughtfulness <3
Response: You are so very welcome! I kept finding the perfect sheets in my stash and then facepalming because I'd used one off it or cut some out haha! I'm glad you liked them! Have a great weekend! :)
Thank you for the letter--I like the way you decorated the envelope. We've read some of the same books--John Green, Jodi Picoult. Don't know if you'll get much reading done when the baby is born, but good luck.
Response: Hi! Thanks! Glad you liked it :) I'm not sure I'll be getting much reading in then either, but I'm getting a good bit in now that i'm on mat leave! Take care and thanks for the heart! :)
Comment: Thanks for the pictures! So cool that you got an autograph from Nathalia!
Response: I know right! Unfortunately I lost my cool when I was face to face with her..I'm awkward with everyday people, nvm one I watched on tv and in movies lol She was really nice though and surprisingly tiny!!
Comment: Shannon, thank you so much for your package. It sure made me happy to see it in todays mail. I just love that you sent me a letter!!! I cant tell you how much I appreciate that, thank you for sharing about the Belgian beer & sending a cap for Jacks collection. And about the vineyard in the family, hope it prospers! There is a lot of history behind it. Have a great day and Happy summer swapping! Take Care :)xx
Response: I'm so glad it arrived and you liked it! I love receiving letters in swaps too, so I always try to include one, especially when my swap partners loves them too!! Have a wonderful day, and happy summer swapping to you too! :) Kindly,
Comment: Thank you for the very cool envelope and letter! I love the way you did the Spider-Man/return address on the back. I was very interested to see it was a HEMA envelope, all the way from Canada! I had lots of fun with this swap, thank you for hosting :D
Response: Haha I never even thought about that HEMA enveloppe!! My husband is Belgian, so everytime we visit Belgium, I raid every Hema I can find XD I just happened to need envelopes while I was there last time! Glad you liked it all and thanks for joining the swap! :)
Comment: Great adventure, you were very brave to go alone! I don't know if i'd be that brave but i love travelling, I'm off to Thailand soon for a month! Oh also, I loved the penguin clip! Thank you Amy xo
Response: Thank you! And Yyou're very welcome!! I hope you have a wonderful trip!! :)
Comment: Thank you so much for your lovely tour of Nova Scotia!! I can see that you put a lot of effort into the book and it turned out beautiful! The tree sculptures are too cool and I love the town's motto :) It definitely seems like my kind of place!
Response: Oh thank you!! I'm so glad you liked it and that it arrived safe and sound, I would have been devastated if it had gotten lost hehe :) I'm glad you find the tree sculptures cool too, they are one of my favourite things! :D
Comment: Hello East Coast! Got your vintage postcard safe and sound. Thank you!
Response: Oh my! Somehow I missed this until today..when I got your postcard! :) Glad you liked it! I debated between that one and a suuuuper old one, but the latter was a little roughed up, so I decided it would be best to go with that one :)
Comment: Thank you so much for my sweet package of goodies! I love everything you sent. Can't wait to enjoy my hot drink(s) tonight when I start a new book. The stationery and crafty items are perfect and I love the London postcard! Thank you for the thoughtful gift. It was fun swapping with you! Oh, and I LOVE the way you decorated the envelope...I'm cutting it out and putting it in my journal. Thank you!!
Response: Oh you are very welcome! I'm so glad you liked it! And glad you like the decoration, I just love decorating envelopes ^^